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La Guagua 47 goes to festivals!


La Guagua 47

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We are very excited to tell you that our film La Guagua 47 started 2023 on the right foot, as it has been an official selection at various film festivals in the United States.

In this post we tell you a little about each festival where films with messages and significance are screened, especially for the Latino community.

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The San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF) was created 30 years ago to serve as a platform for unrepresented voices in film by challenging prevailing stereotypes about the Latino experience in film.

Bus 47 will be present. For those who are in San Diego CA, the festival will be on March 9. For more information visit

Festival 3

The SPE (Society for Photographic Education, and originally called the SPE Women’s Film Festival) festival has been screening innovative and provocative short films in genres such as documentaries, animation and fiction, by, for and about women and minorities since 1995.

This year it will take place from March 17-18, 2023 at Sheraton Denver Downtown, Denver, Colorado.

More info in

Festival 5

We are an official selection of the “Home is Distant Shores” festival!

This festival celebrates the lives and experiences of immigrants, refugees, asylees, and expatriates, who had to leave their birthplaces for various reasons and move to a new country.

The event will take place on May 6 at The Cary Theater

122 East Chatham Street

Cary, North Carolina 27511

United States

For more information visit

We were also in… Although these festivals are over, we did not want to miss the opportunity to tell you that we are also part of your official selection.

Festival 1

The Ibero-American Film Festival Miami exhibits and celebrates films from Latin America, Spain and Portugal that have a high artistic level and that stand out for communicating a significant message and powerful social impact. The IAFFM is a platform that presents the best Latin American and Ibero-American films, shorts, and documentaries that promote our diversity, our stories, our message of social impact, our cultures, flavors, and emotions.

The event was held from January 24 to 29, 2023 in Miami, Florida, and we had the honor of being selected with our film!

Festival 4

We were also at the Versatility Dance Festival 2023, a festival that presents a unique dance experience on the best of dance in cinema, screening films from all over the planet. The event was held on January 28 inThe Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, CO

For more information

Festival 7

La Guagua 47 was in Texas as part of the official selection of the festival “La vida es cortos / Life is Shorts”, a unique festival that presents short films and works that celebrate and show the Latino community, its artists and stories.

For more information visit

Festival 6

We were selected for the Opine Dance Film Festival, which was held on March 18 at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute

824 Lancaster Avenue

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010

United States

The festival presented short dance films that deal with broad themes of identity, challenging convention, crossing barriers and overcoming limits.

For more information follow opine dance film festival and Instagram

Festival 10

We got a Special Mention from the Allentown Film Festival!

Founded by award-winning filmmakers and educators, the Allentown Film Festival is a non-profit organization that brings the Independent Film Festival experience to eastern Pennsylvania. In this edition held on April 14, La Guagua 47 obtained the special mention of the festival. We celebrate this achievement and those to come!

If you haven’t seen it yet, go to and enjoy!

Festival 9

We won Best International Short Film!

It fills us with pride to tell you that La Guagua 47 won the Best International Short Film award at the Caracas Iberoamerican Film Festival.

The Caracas Iberoamerican Film Festival was born with the clear intention of serving as a form of recognition and dissemination for any type of cinematographic expression by Ibero-American directors or productions of first or second works, fiction, documentaries, long and short films, as well as student productions. and professionals.

The Caracas Iberocamerican Film Festival is part of the National System of Film Festivals and Exhibitions in Venezuela (SNFMCV), an independent association created under the authorization of the National Autonomous Cinematography Center (CNAC). The festival is an IMDB qualifier.

Festival 8

We are an official selection of the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival!

The mission of the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival (PHLAFF) is to nurture emerging and established Latino/x/a/o creatives and filmmakers by celebrating the richness and diversity of our cultures and experiences while promoting multicultural understanding and dialogue.

The event will take place on May 28. For more information follow @phlatinfilmfest on Instagram

Festival 12

Next June 12 we will be at the Latino Film Market (LFM), an event that focuses on providing educational opportunities and community relations. During this five-day event, LFM will present live screenings of independent Latino films, an opportunity to create economic development for filmmakers and producers in the United States and Latin American countries. The event is open to the public and will take place in New York City.

Latino Film Market
1850 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10031

Festival 11

We were also an official selection of the Latino & Native American Film Festival. The event was held on April 13 in New Haven, where we were sharing the screen with other great filmmakers, who screened their films, documentaries, shorts, and animations, as well as different artistic manifestations about Latinos and Americans Natives.

Thank you for selecting La Guagua 47!

Festival 13@2x

¡We won the category Overall of Originality and Creativity at the Afro Latin Film Festival!

The Afro Latino Film Festival is a film festival dedicated to highlighting the Latinx / Puerto Rican / Afro Caribbean cultures/communities throughout the world.

It showcases films that call out and highlight social justice issues of Puerto Rican / Afro Caribbean communities.